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October 20

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Is the lack of affordable housing the next crisis?

By Lynette Hazelton, Generocity

The affordability crisis hits renters harder than owners. Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) estimates the city needs about 70,000 affordable rental units to meet demand.

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September 17

Evans pushing to include housing in COVID relief deal

The Philadelphia Tribune

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (PA-03) is pushing to include substantial renter and homeowner aid in a potential congressional COVID-19 relief deal.

 

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September 8

Philly’s housing crisis is an education crisis

By Corinne O’Connell for the Philadelphia Inquirer

As classes for students in the Philadelphia School District begin and the COVID-19 pandemic persists, home will be the primary classroom for students across the city.

 

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Testimony to City Council: Invest in the Housing Trust Fund

Testimony to City Council: Invest in the Housing Trust Fund
May 27, 2020

Carrie Rathmann, Director of Strategic Partnerships testifies to City Council to invest more in the Housing Trust Fund in the fiscal year of 2021 so that more Philadelphia families have access to safe and affordable housing.

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